Defense Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Defense Solutions Holding, Inc., announced that it is the preferred supplier of GAF Materials Corporation products to Iraq. Founded in 1886, GAF Materials Corporation has established itself as North America’s largest manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing.

GAF Materials Corporation is recognized the largest roofing manufacturer in North America with annual sales totaling approximately $3 billion. GAF offers high quality products including roofing, decking and ductwork for both residential and commercial applications. GAF’s commercial roofing operation specializes in built-up, modified bitumen, and TPO single ply systems.

“The government of Iraq has extensive plans to rebuild the infrastructure of the country, including the construction of thousands of new residential units, several new hospitals, and many new commercial spaces. Defense Solutions is pleased to be a preferred supplier of GAF products, offering America’s finest building materials to rebuild the country’s infrastructure,” commented LTC (Ret) John A. Little, President of Defense Solutions.

“GAF is a leader in roofing systems and our expertise and experience will be utilized fully in supporting the construction and reconstruction efforts in Iraq,” stated Bob Tafaro, President and CEO of GAF. “We are happy to participate in the kinds of efforts that will house and support a population that has experienced tremendous difficulties in recent history.”

Ellis Malovaney, Director of International Sales at GAF, added, “We anticipate tremendous success with our unique ‘systems approach’ to roofing and look to become the standard in energy efficient roofing in an area of the world that relies on non-renewable energy supplies.”